Userplane announced deals with network and cable television media partners to bring Userplaneâ€™s leading social networking and community applications to their online destinations.
New broadcast partners Channel 4 (UK), The CW, FUEL TV and IFC will be using Userplane customizable communication tools, such as Webchat, Minichat and Webmessenger to further develop their online communities and increase the reach of their global fan-base by giving viewers a new interactive way to enjoy their favorite shows.
â€œThe integration of real time messaging applications allows media companies to create virtual water coolers where viewers can engage other fans of their favorite shows in real time,â€ said Michael Jones, CEO of Userplane and vice president of AOL. â€œUserplaneâ€™s suite of applications allows media companies to turn any Web site into content-centric social networks, fostering true interaction among fans of popular brands.â€
Originally posted on November 27, 2007 @ 10:16 am